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Biddulph, Michael Anthony Shrapnel

Assault of Sevastopol : two topographical & panoramic sketches, representing the advanced lines of attack, and the Russian defences, in front of Sevastopol : with a description and remarks / the sketches by Captain M.A. Biddulph.

London : Chapman & Hall, [1855]
Physical Description:
3 pt. : ill. ; 34 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DK215.5.G7 B53 1855+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title to parts 2 and 3 varies: Topographical sketches of the ground before Sevastopol : accompanied by an explanatory description.
Imprints vary. Part 2: "Woolwich : Printed at the Royal Artillery Institution." Part 3: "London : Edward Stanford."
Date of publication from British Library.
Includes 5 folded lithographic panoramas. Plates printed by Day & Son (pt. 1) and Hullmandel & Walton (pts. 2 and 3).
Printed by Bradbury and Evans, Whitefriars.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), v. 3, 164
BAC: British Art Center copy in original printed wrappers (3 parts).
Subject Terms:
Chapman & Hall -- Publisher.
Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Campaigns & battles -- Ukraine -- Sevastopolʹ.
Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Campaigns.
Day & Son -- Printer.
Hullmandel & Walton -- Printer.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1855.
Royal Artillery Institution -- Publisher.
Sevastopolʹ (Ukraine) -- History -- Siege, 1854-1855 -- Pictorial works.
Stanford, Edward -- Publisher.

  • Contents of the plates: Sketch shewing the advanced parallels in front of the Green Hill or left attack batteries
  • Sketch looking down the ravine which divides the right and left attacks
  • Sketch from the second parallel of the right attack, on the Crown Battery Ridge
  • Sketch looking down the middle ravine towards Sevastopol
  • Sketch looking down Careening Bay Ravine.

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